Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

April 16, 2014

Globe and Mail

The fragile state of women’s reproductive rights in New Brunswick


National Post

According to U.K. researchers, salt reduction plays major role in drop of heart disease deaths


Toronto Star

Ontario health minister blames doctors for drugging seniors in nursing homes
Experts wantHPV test to replace Pap test as first screen for cervical cancer 

Hamilton Spectator

Ontario to inject $4 million into a high-tech biomedical engineering research centre in Hamilton.

Calgary Herald

Research: Teens who have suffered concussions may be at higher risk of suicide


CBC

Canadian’s mental health information routinely shared with customs officials and FBI
Is it time for mandatory childhood vaccinations?

Looking at America’s gun culture as a public health crisis


Global News

Alberta Energy Regulator to tighten rules on emissions from oil companies after report on health concerns
Study: Casual marijuana users may undergo brain changes


Vancouver Sun

Philippines has first known case of MERS virus


Montreal Gazette

Concerns raised about morning sickness drug


Huffington Post

Why hospital abuse of prescribing anti-psychotic drugs must stop


Chicago Tribune

Are U.S. doctors really ‘Choosing Wisely’?


La Presse

Étranglée par une courroie de contention

Un hôpital psychiatrique doit indemniser une femme attachée contre son gré 
Une femme en psychose raconte la honte vécue dans un hôpital psychiatrique 
Les traumatismes se transmettent-ils de génération en génération?
L’UQAM contre l’implantation d’un site d’injection supervisée 
Prescriptions de psychotropes à 60 % des femmes dans les prisons au Canada


Le Devoir

Des psychiatres de Montréal s’insurgent contre la décision de l’Agence de la santé 


Radio-Canada

Tamiflu : Toute l’information n’a pas été rendue publique 
Santé mentale ébranlée par le stress chez les policiers    

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